Pressing the raspberries through a fine-mesh sieve will get every drop of juice into this refreshing limeade while leaving those pesky seeds behind. If you want to make it ahead, don't add the seltzer until the last minute.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2010


Recipe Summary

15 mins
Nutrition Profile:


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine lime juice and sugar in a large pitcher, stirring to help dissolve the sugar.

  • Place berries in a fine-mesh sieve over a bowl. Use a rubber spatula to press on the berries, extracting the juice and some pulp while leaving the seeds behind. Stir the puree into the pitcher.

  • Just before serving, stir in seltzer. Serve over ice.


Make Ahead Tip: Prepare through Step 2, cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

87 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 22.5g; dietary fiber 2g; sugars 18.5g; fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 22.8IU; vitamin c 15.5mg; folate 8.6mcg; calcium 11mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 8.4mg; potassium 74.6mg; sodium 1mg; added sugar 17g.

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Rating: 4 stars
If you want a "special" beverage with eye appeal and great taste make this. Enlist help with the lime sqeezing and pressing raspberries but it is worth it. I considered making some into an adult beverage by adding some vodka but I never did. We ended up drinking it all as is. But I think it would make a nice cocktail... Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Great holiday drink I wanted to make a beautiful holiday cocktail that had no alcohol in it. This got rave reviews from all my guests and it's going to become a regular feature of my entertaining. It was tart but sweet and the combination of raspberry lime and club soda was just perfect. Pros: Flavorful colorful exquisite blend of tart and sweet Cons: squeezing limes Read More